Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod...
Figma's SF Office Celebrates the Humanity of Work
Many companies are changing up the way workspaces look and feel—productivity at all costs is not the highest guiding principle...
A Visit to Lily Chau's Acacia Shop in SF
I ventured into San Francisco-based Acacia on a random Saturday and knew instantly I had found a special shop.
Photo of the Week: A Modern Deck with a Grand View
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Celebrating 100 Years of Grand Central Station
In celebration of Grand Central's one-hundredth anniversary this month, W. W. Norton has reissued the incredible photographic...
Swiss Design Talk in SF
I'll be at Swissnex San Francsicso today, February 10th, to lead a panel discussion of Swiss design to help kick off an...
Seeing Orange in SF
Seeing Orange Dutch Design Week in SF is in full swing now in San Francisco, showcasing the best in Dutch design here in the City...
Paul Goldberger at AIA SF
Last week I had lunch at the AIA San Francisco to hear New Yorker architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss his new book Why...
SF's Architecture and the City
It's September in San Francisco which means that our local chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its...
The Scandic Grand Central, Stockholm
Greetings from Sweden! I'm traveling in Stockholm to cover the 2012 Furniture and Light Fair and my home away from home for the...
Grand Prix Chair
In 1957, Danish designer Arne Jacobsen created the Grand Prix chair for Fritz Hansen—two years after rising to furniture-design...
Miele Self-Opening Dishwasher
Miele's new La Perla series dishwashers (available in late fall 2008) have an automatic door opening and closing system that aids...
Blu Dot Store Opening
Minneapolis-based furniture company Blu Dot is setting up a flagship shop in Soho.
Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA
Documentarians Elizabeth Federic and Laura Harrison's 2008 video about Ant Farm, the merry band of architects, video artists,...
Behind the Scenes: Grand Budapest Hotel
Production designer Adam Stockhausen on crafting dream accommodations for Wes Anderson’s 2014 film, Grand Budapest Hotel.
AIA SF Design Awards 2009
San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception.
SF Creative Mornings Kicks Off
Friday morning in San Francisco saw not only torrential rain and spots of hail but the kick off of its own monthly...
Ligne Roset Concept Boutique Opening
We love Austin for its mobile eateries, creative design, and independent spirit, and next time we visit, we’ll have one more...
Writer-Gardener Debra Prinzing in SF March 5
While British author Virginia Woolf heralded the benefits of “a room of one’s own,” writer, master gardener, and outdoor...

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